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Being and nothingness : an essay on phenomenological ontology / Jean-Paul Sartre ; translated by Hazel E. Barnes ; introduction by Mary Warnock ; with a new preface by Richard Eyre.

  • Sartre, Jean-Paul, 1905-1980
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About this work

Also known as

Être et le néant. English


London : Routledge, 2003.

Physical description

xxi, 659 pages ; 22 cm.


Includes index.
This translation originally published: London: Methuen, 1958.
Translated from the French.


Introduction: The pursuit of being -- Pt. I: The problem of nothingness. The origin of negation ; Bad faith -- Pt. II: Being-for-itself. Immediate structures of the for-itself ; Temporality ; Transcendence -- Pt. III: Being-for-others. The existence of others ; The body ; Concrete relations with others -- Pt. IV: Having, doing, being. Being and doing: Freedom ; Doing and having -- Conclusion -- Key to special terminology.

Language note

Translated from the French.


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